|Schubert Cotta - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
WHY MUSIC? -- a talk with a perspective on music in Goa, India. Schubert Cotta will explore theimportance of music and the effect of music on the way we do things and the way we are. It will dwell on the various kinds of music, benefits, uses (and abuses) of music in society. A fresh perspective on the essential components -- creation, interpretation and appreciation -- that are required for music to thrive will be touched upon...
Keywords: goa; music; Western music; musical education; talk; history hour; xchr
|pamila-gupta - Recorded by FN|
Dr. Pamila Gupta on ‘Stories of Seduction in Touristic Goa’ at the Xavier Centre of Historical Research Monday, 13th January 20145:30 pm Bio-Note: Dr. Pamila Gupta is a senior researcher based at WISER (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research) at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. She completed her Ph.D in Socio-cultural Anthropology from Columbia University in 2004 on the topic “The Relic State: St...
Keywords: goa; tourism; researchers; anthropology; sociology; pamila gupta; xchr; alto porvorim
|Canadian Catholics, and Goans in Canada - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Terry Fay SJ from the University of St Michaelâs College of the University of Toronto will tell two stories in a power-point presentation. The first story tells the changing face of Canadian spirituality, and the second story how Canadian Goans fit into Canadian spirituality. The talk reviews the changes in Canadian spirituality including Catholic social thought, education, feminism, subjective awakening, and national multiculturalism...
Keywords: goa; goans; emigration; canada; indian communities; overseas indian; xchr; history hour
|Goa 2011 Seminar - Recorded by Frederick Noronha|
The Goa-based Xavier Centre of Historical Research and the Thomas Stephens Konknni Kendr organised a national seminar 'Goa 2011, reviewing and recovering 50 years' at Alto Porvorim in end-September 2011. This seminar, intended as the first of a series of multi-disciplinary seminars on Goan themes and issues, is being convened to begin a process of self-education and knowledge-creation to comprehend how the people of this state have shaped and directed their post-colonial history and how specific...
Keywords: goa; xchr; seminar; 2011; end of portuguese rule; alto porvorim; xavier centre of historical research; inter-disciplinary; understanding goa; goa; india